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Another 1st appearance expected Wednesday in UNC scandal

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Another person could be making a first appearance Wednesday at 2 p.m. in the scandal connected to the University of North Carolina football program, Orange District Attorney Jim Woodall said Tuesday.

On Thursday, Jennifer Wiley Thompson, who had been a tutor for Carolina football players, made her first appearance.

The indictments have been blacked out, and Woodall did not say who would be appearing.

The law requires agents to register with the North Carolina Secretary of State's office and prohibits offering gifts to entice athletes to sign representation contracts.

The Secretary of State's office launched its investigation in summer 2010, shortly after the start of an NCAA probe.

Thompson is charged with trying to induce Tar Heel football player Greg Little into signing with an agent. Thompson is charged with providing Little with a round-trip airline ticket worth $579.50 to travel from North Carolina to Florida as part of an effort to get Little to sign with agent Terry Watson of Georgia. She is also charged with giving him $150 in cash and receiving a package from Watson containing $2,000 in cash for Little.

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